Our Partners

The staff at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore work closely with many federal, state, and local partners. The organizations and private businesses mentioned here provide an example of the broad range of partners that help the lakeshore accomplish its mission.
Operational / Fund Raising Partners

America’s National Parks™ Stores at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore are operated by Eastern National, which is a 501(c)3 non-profit cooperating association supporting the interpretive, educational, and scientific programs and services at national parks and public lands. Learn more at easternnational.org.

National Parks of Lake Superior Foundation is a privately supported effort to fund special projects in the four U.S. national parks on Lake Superior. Donations to the National Parks of Lake Superior Foundation assist parks with worthy projects over and above funding for basic park operations.
Authorized Concessionaire

Pictured Rocks Cruises, Inc. - narrated, non-stop boat cruise along the entire Pictured Rocks cliffs.
Commercial Partners (Holders of Commercial Use Authorizations)

Adam Jones Photography - photography workshop
Camp Tanuga - guided summer camp trips
Discovery Ministries - guided hiking trips
Downwind Sports - guided ice climbing
Hiawatha Hiking Company - guided hiking trips
Lake Superior Boat Tours - guided pontoon boat tours
Neal Weaver Photography - photography workshop
Northern Waters - guided kayak tours
Off the Beaten Path - guided hiking trips
Paddling Michigan - Uncle Ducky's - guided kayak tours
Pictured Rocks Adventures - guided kayak tours
Pictured Rocks Kayaking - guided kayak tours
Shipwreck Tours/Grand Island Charters - guided boat tours; guided scuba diving trips
Superior Adventures - guided ice climbing

This logo for Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore features colorful cliffs and blue water.
Community Partners

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore has joined with many local businesses as "Community Partners" to better serve visitors to the area. Participating business locations have a comprehensive reference package of information about the park and a counter-top display and window-display placard identifying that location as a Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Community Partner.
Education Partners

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Hiawatha National Forest
Michigan State University Extension - Alger County
National Park Foundation
Seney National Wildlife Refuge
Government Partners

Alger County
Burt Township
City of Munising
Environmental Protection Agency
Hiawatha National Forest
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Munising Township
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Sea Lamprey Control Program, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Seney National Wildlife Refuge
Research Partners

Michigan Technological University
Northern Michigan University
Michigan State University - Michigan Natural Features Inventroy
Michigan - DNR
Sister Park

Pukaskawa National Park, Ontario, Canada
Hovsgol National Park, Mongolia
Stewardship Partners

Adopt-a-Trail Volunteers
Alger Conservation District
American Hiking Society
Great Lakes Conservation Corps
Michigan Snowmobile Association
North Country Trail Association
Superior Watershed Partnership
The Forestland Group LLC
The Nature Conservancy
Trout Unlimited (Fred Waara Chapter, Big Two-Hearted Chapter)
Transportation Partner


Last updated: June 26, 2020

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Munising, MI 49862


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